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Atherosclerosis and Thrombosis Model
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Atherosclerosis is the most common acquired disease of arteries in developed countries. This pathology, characterized by thickening of the arterial walls with subsequent loss of elasticity, is associated with the buildup of plaque (mainly cholesterol) in the arterial lumen. This model, approximately 10 times life size, shows the atheromatous plaque in various pathological stages, along with local intravascular clotting (thrombosis) due to the arterial narrowing. Mounted on base with stand. 6-1/2" x 5-1/4" x 6".